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Swadesh Kumar Das, Ph.D., M. Agg., M.Sc.

Research program member: Cancer Molecular Genetics

Box 980033
1220 E. Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23298

804-628-3337

Email: swadesh.das@vcuhealth.org

Affiliations

Assistant Professor, Human and Molecular Genetics, School of Medicine

Education

PhD, Kobe University, Japan (2006)
MS, Kobe University, Japan (2003)
MS, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh (1995)

Research description

My main interest is understanding the role of genomic changes in development of cancer, with specific focus on melanoma and prostate cancer. The information obtained will also be used to develop approaches for better therapies. Studies are also underway to identify new biomarkers in serum and plasma that can be used to stage cancer growth and metastasis and to monitor response to therapy.

Research keywords

Targeted therapeutic, bio-marker, gene therapy, immune-modulation, precision medicine

Published research

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